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Hi, my name is Adam O'Brien, from F.N.Q Protective Breastplates.

My Company is based in tropical north Queensland, I've been a keen pig hunter for many years and after
using various types of protection for my hounds over the years. It wasn't until I moved to the
topical humidity of North Queensland I decided to start making my own plates.

I invented a full and chest plate design that hunters immediately started taking interest in. Not only
were my designs bullet-proof but made in a way that the neck breaks away from the plate giving the dog
a more material shape reducing restriction and adding ventilation. This meant many painstaking hours
where spent measuring dogs and studying dogs breeds, size's, & measurements so that I could create a
perfect fit.

I've come a long way over the years thanks to many devoted customers throughout Australia and some
over sea's. With my company growing bigger every year I have a great pride in supplying hunters and I
guess in shows in my work. Believe it or not there are a few things to consider when you purchase
protection for your dog. Example: Do I need a full plate or a Chest plate? Do I need upper leg
protection (leg flaps)? Do I need 2 layers, 2 and 3 layers or 3 layers of fire hose and it goes on.

My Business is based on custom made products that means I individually custom build plates to suit your
dog to insure comfort and maximum ability in the field. I'm an expert at dogs measurements and can
honestly say I'm really the only fire hose breastplate manufacture on the market today that actually
really custom makes dog protection. Don't be fooled by manufactures that only sell small, medium,
large sizes because you mite get lucky but it really doesn't work that way if you want the best out of
your dog. For a dog to be able to work like its wearing nothing and still have maximum protection
custom made Breastplates work the best!

I spare no experience in the materials I use from the best Quality new fire hose, extra strong buckles,
Dee's, and strapping, polished off with a smooth PVC edging and durable reflectors. These Breastplates
are also built with more stitching than any other plate on the market. All the materials and the
entire plate is weather proof so an original F.N.Q Breastplate should last for many years, they're made
to last! I'm so sure that my customers will be happy with the craftsmanship and the fitting that I'm
the only one happily handing out a guarantee that if your not completely happy with the way it fits
your dog, I'll fix it or replace it free of charge (conditions apply).

For a friendly service and great value for money try a F.N.Q Protective Breastplate product.

If you have any questions please feel free to give me a call, Adam O'Brien on
0421 989 272 or email

"Agent inquiry's welcome".

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To print off an order form and measurement chart click "HERE"

(When you download the order form complete and mail to Adam)

Email: click HERE

Far North Queensland (Cairns)



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